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Re: {pre,post}{inst,rm} scripts in Python?

>>>>> "TV" == Tommi Virtanen <tv@debian.org> writes:

    TV> If you use Python for preinstall, you'll need Pre-Depends, and
    TV> I'm opposed to that just for the sake of not starting a trend.
    TV> If you can't maintain the maintainer scripts, why don't you try
    TV> asking for help?

The latter is not the problem -- my question was whether easier
maintenance (=> less bugs) or unification (=> less (pre-)dependencies,
packages installed, etc.) is preferred.  (Yes, you answered it, thanks.)

    TV> The hardest part is always specifying what it _should_ do, not
    TV> implementing it.

Yes, but both parts can be sources of bugs or other problems.


Milan Zamazal

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